Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation announces T-Up for OKCPS on May 5

Monday, January 17, 2022

Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation officials recently announced a reimagined community fundraiser that enables everyone in the community to show support for the Oklahoma City Public Schools district. T-Up for OKCPS begins pre-sales of T-shirts bearing the message, OKCPS Champion, and will culminate with everyone participating wearing them on Thursday,

OKC Convention Center celebrates first year

Friday, January 14, 2022

The new Oklahoma City Convention Center has shown great promise in helping to shape the city’s future in its inaugural year of operation. The Convention Center has hosted 128 events that have had over 111,000 people stream through its door since Jan. 14, 2021. Official figures estimate the economic impact to be more than $15.3 million as it marks

Learn more about the candidates in the upcoming OKC mayoral election

Friday, January 14, 2022

Photo: Steve Johnson/OKC Convention Center Registered voters who live in the City of Oklahoma City will have the opportunity to vote in an important election on Tuesday, Feb. 8. Four candidates filed to run in the Oklahoma City mayoral election, including the incumbent Mayor David Holt. Other candidates include Carol Hefner, Jimmy Lawson and Frank Urbanic.

OKC Social Squad an easy way to support OKC Chamber

Thursday, January 13, 2022

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to find more ways to support your community, you’re in luck. The Chamber’s OKC Social Squad program is looking for new members. The OKC Social Squad, accessible at okcsocialsquad.com, is a platform that allows social media users to easily share VeloCityOKC.com content and news about Oklahoma City

State of the Economy recap: where we’re heading in 2022

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

The Chamber’s annual State of the Economy event brought valuable insight and perspective surrounding Oklahoma City’s industries and how to navigate the future of business. Our city grew by more than 100,000 residents between 2010 and 2020, making us the 22nd largest city in the United States. With this growth, we’ve seen expansion in the

Oklahoma ranks #11 for best states for manufacturing

Friday, January 7, 2022

There are multiple reasons why Oklahoma is a great place for the manufacturing sector. Manufacturers like The Climate Control Group, Duracoatings Holdings, LSB Industries, HIS Paint, M-D Building Products, and United Dynamics not only show the diversity of what can be made in our state, but they also show the scalability of Oklahoma-based manufacturing.

Chamber releases 2022 legislative agenda ahead of session

Thursday, January 6, 2022

The Chamber’s board of directors recently adopted a comprehensive set of public policy priorities that are crucial to creating a strong future for Oklahoma businesses. Below is an excerpt of key priorities. Read the full list at okcchamber.com/legislative. VACCINE MANDATES The Chamber supports allowing each company/business to determine whether to

Weyrich begins as OMRF president

Thursday, January 6, 2022

Andrew S. Weyrich, Ph.D., Monday joined the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation as its president. Weyrich comes to the foundation from the University of Utah, where he was vice president for research. An internationally recognized leader in blood clotting, his discoveries have facilitated key advances in the field of hematology. Read the full story on